IFWT Celebrates Black History Month: Honoring Langston Hughes

James Mercer Langston Hughes is best known for his work during the Harlem Renaissance. Hughes was also one of the original originators of the jazz poetry art form. Since his death, he has been honored with awards and memorials in his honor. His work is studied in school and colleges around the world keeping his words and legacy alive. Read more about the life of Langston Hughes below. Julie A. and IFWT

IFWT Celebrates Black History Month: Honoring Rosa Parks

Today, we honor civil rights activist Rosa Parks. Rosa made a huge impact on the civil rights movement on December 1, 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama when she refused to give up her seat for a white passenger which sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott. She also helped Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. organize many civil rights movements and helped launch his national prominence. Congress nicknamed Rosa “the first lady of the civil rights movement” and “the mother of the freedom movement.” Read more about Rosa’s life below. Julie A. & IFWT

IFWT Celebrates Black History Month: Honoring Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass plays a huge part of Black history. He was instrumental in America’s movement to abolish slavery. Today and every day, we honor him for his contributions to society! Read more about him below. Marisa Mendez

IFWT Celebrates Black History Month

Today marks the first day of Black History Month. We’ll be celebrating each and every day on IFWT! Get a little background on how this month came to be after the jump. Marisa Mendez & IFWT

(Photos) Tennis: Serena Williams Celebrates Black History Month Early With Tribute Outfit

Posted by Sabrina B. @gametimegirl & DJJUANYTO Serena Williams is getting an early start celebrating Black History Month. The American tennis star wore a custom-made Black History Month headband and sneakers during her first-round win at the Australian Open.  Check the details & pics after the jump…

Kicks: Limited Nike Kobe Black History Month VI Sneaker Review W/ @DjDelz

Details: Dj Delz reviews the upcoming limited release of the Nike Kobe BHM VI Sneaker ! Follow Http://twitter.com/djdelz

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